Many rural Western Massachusetts towns are worried that they don’t have enough resources to comply with new public records laws.
Boston Police Commissioner William Evans told lawmakers that he is worried about privacy when recording both citizens and officers.
Leadership of the Mass. Teachers Association has vowed to fight a ballot initiative to expand charter schools with everything it has.
Gov. Baker has nominated a Springfield attorney and former assistant district attorney to serve on the bench in Springfield District Court.
Massachusetts lawmakers rejected a constitutional amendment that would make it more difficult to withdraw money from the state’s reserve acc…
Auditor Suzanne Bump asked state budget writers to add roughly $757,000 to Baker’s recommendation for her office in next year’s budget, sayi…
Galvin said he expects his office to spend more money than Baker has proposed to pay for the implementation of early voting across the state…
Former Gov. Deval Patrick shuttered the Hinton crime lab after officials determined Annie Dookhan committed multiple protocol violations,
Western Massachusetts lawmakers met privately with the Governor to talk about the future of the Holyoke Soldiers’ Home.
The Gaming Commission declared that there is “some urgency” for the Legislature to have their say on the legality of fantasy sports.
Auditor Suzanne Bump said her Bureau of Special Investigations will release its findings in its fiscal 2015 annual report on Wednesday.
The Affordable Access to Clean and Efficient Energy Initiative will provide $15-million for clean energy programs for Massachusetts resident…
Supporters of the bill referred to new firearms licensing policies in Lowell, which require all applicants to complete an approved safety co…
The bill would consolidate the laws governing the selection of jurors.
22News asked the governor what he thought about the plan to relocate endangered, venomous snakes to an island in the reservoir.
Lawmakers want to hear from residents before they write the state budget. They’re expected to make stops in western Mass. this month.
The amendment that would add a 4 percent surtax on incomes over $1 million.
Massachusetts veterans who participated in atomic weapons testing could have their own distinctive license plates.
Some retailers are unhappy that Gov. Baker is not seeking to end the requirement that stores pay time-and-a-half on Sundays.
This Sunday on 22News InFocus, a panel discussion on the impact of legalizing marijuana for recreational use in Massachusetts